Purpose Statement

  • The purpose of the data engineer is to use their database, software engineering and programming skills to that the necessary data is properly stored on the cloud platform and is available to the data scientists.

Experience

Min

  • At least 6-8 years’ experience in programming and modelling of data
  • Systems engineering and implementations experience
  • Experience on the data services on a cloud platform like AWS or Google cloud

Qualifications (Minimum)

  • Grade 12 National Certificate / Vocational
  • A relevant tertiary qualification in Information Technology or AWS Foundation

Qualifications (Ideal or Preferred)

  • A relevant post graduate degree

Knowledge

Min:

Must have detailed knowledge of:

1. System architecture (technical design and implementation processes)

  • Database analysis, design & administration
  • Technical Test Plan Design

2. IT systems development processes

  • System Engineering
  • Programming
  • Application development
  • Standards and governance

3. Data modelling using:

  • Table structures
  • Store Procedures
  • SSIS Packages
  • SQL

4. Cloud Data Services:

  • Implementing data pipelines using cloud infrastructure and services
  • No-SQL experience on the cloud
  • Data engineering and integration services in a hybrid clou environment

Ideal:

Detailed knowledge of:

  • Banking systems
  • Agile development life cycle
  • Polybase
  • Python

Solid understanding of:

  • Capitec Bank’s systems environment
  • Capitec Bank business model
  • Best practices for Quality Assurance (QA)
  • SQL Server
  • AWS platform
  • AWS S3
  • AWS RDS
  • AWS Redshift
  • Hadoop

Skills

  • Communications Skills
  • Interpersonal & Relationship management Skills
  • Negotiation skills
  • Influencing Skills
  • Facilitation Skills
  • Presentation Skills
  • Analytical Skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Commercial Thinking Skills
  • Attention to Detail
  • Planning, organising and coordination skills
  • Project Management Skills (Methodolgy Specific)

Competencies

  • Applying Expertise and Technology
  • Deciding and Initiating Action
  • Delivering Results and Meeting Customer Expectations
  • Planning and Organising
  • Relating and Networking
  • Formulating Strategies and Concepts
  • Learning and Researching

Additional Information

  • Clear criminal and credit record
  • Contactable via own mobile phone
  • A valid driver’s license and own vehicle is required
  • Willingness to work or be available overtime and / or weekends if required

Capitec is committed to diversity and, where feasible, all appointments will support the achievement of our employment equity goals.

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